Red Permanent Assurance. (in General)
Join the crew as we sail into the horizon leaving all other banks in ruin!
forgive the ignorance here ... but i have no idea whats going on ... not at all
I prefer the Crimson Permanent Assurance, but lay on....
will someone explain this to me ?
May 5 2010 11:13 AM EDT
It is from Monty Python's "The Meaning of Life", a small mini-movie that leads off the film (and then recurs a bit later on).
The insurance company building is called the "Crimson Permanent Assurance", and it is a building that uproots itself and then sails the "high accountant-seas" taking over other companies with literal hostile mergers.
If you haven't seen "The Meaning of Life", I highly recommend it. It's my favorite Python movie, actually...
Load the Filing cabinets.... Break out the Fan Blades...
May 5 2010 11:24 AM EDT
It's fun to charter an accountant,
And sail the wide accountan-cy.
To find, explore the funds offshore,
And skirt the shoals of bankruptcy.
It can be manly in insurance.
We'll up your premium semi-annually.
It's all tax-deductible,
We're fairly incorruptible.
We're sailing on the wide accountan-cy!
it was also the debut of the actor that played max headroom. ; )
May 5 2010 12:01 PM EDT
Close, but according to IMDB, Matt Frewer has an earlier work listed (from the same year), "The Lords of Discipline."
But wait! The release date of Lords was July of 1983, while Meaning of Life was March. Odd. Looks like IMDB doesn't really get things in the right order within a certain year?
The trivia Gold Dubloon is yours, dudemus!
i choose art of noise's paranoimia as the theme song for my victory lap! ; )
Didn't it say this was his debut in the movie? Because I knew that as well somehow.
fyi could not fit crimson into the name and made do with commie red
Still alone under this awesome title.
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